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Approved 09 October, 2022 @ 10:02am by Jan Viljoen (version: 8)

Emotional Liability

The concept emotional liabilityplugin-autotooltip__small plugin-autotooltip_bigA feature of someone or something that creates difficulty for achieving success and whose presence is likely to put one at a disadvantage. - in an AltanaESP context - implies that an individual's emotional well-being1) is destabilized to such an extent that his/her aspirations & performances are seriously harmed and stuck in a downwards self defeating spiral. Therefore, the individual's capabilities and competencies are significantly reduced in efficiency, not because s/he is incapable, but because his/her thinking is overpowered by dramatizations of “being unable to… successfully” and ruled by “whatever I do… will result in failure”. Thus, the individual's emotional life is dominated by the undermining 'I feel…' side of the behavioural barometer and s/he becomes emotionally over-sensitive regarding certain “triggers” in his/her environment.

A basic… what is the use perspective on life!

Our emotional well-being is a symbiotic but functional balance between emotional maturity and emotional agility.
define/emlability.txt · Last modified: 09 October, 2022 @ 10:01am by Jan Viljoen